ADRIANA CASTRO NAMED BEST HANDBAG DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
2010 Handbago Awards Announced. Winners Include Jimmy Choo, Hermès Birkin, Linea Pelle, Lena Erziak, Treesje, Cashhimi and Nyla Noor.
- Adriana Castro Wins Best Designer Award.
- Hermès Birkin defeats Chanel by a single vote to win the Best Timeless Classic Award.
- The Handbago Awards highlight excellence in designer handbags.
- Over 50,000 community votes received to select winners in the eight award categories.
Los Angeles, December 8, 2010. Consumers looking for the hottest handbags this holiday season are in luck. Handbago.com announced the winners for the 2010 Handbago Awards with the Best Handbag Designer Award going to Adriana Castro.
"Every year there is a handbag designer that stands out above the rest. This year it is Adriana Castro", states Kristina Moreno, handbag expert and President of Handbago.com. "Castro brings luxury, bold yet classic designs and high end quality to the table. Her designs excite the senses of consumers and celebrities alike."
"I am honored to receive Handbago’s Best Designer of the Year Award", states Adriana Castro. "I am so grateful for the love and support from our fans. You have always been such a loyal following and part of this award that we have won together."
Other 2010 Handbago Award winners included the Jimmy Choo Tatum being named Best "It" Bag, Best Clutch was awarded to the Cashhimi Yellow Python Clutch, Treesje Crimson Crossbody won as the Best Crossbody, Best Tote went to the Linea Pelle Perry Woven Tote, the Nyla Noor Port Vell Satchel won as Best Satchel, Lena Erziak won as Best Emerging Designer. In the Best Timeless Classic Award, the Hermès Birkin beat out the Chanel 2.55 Quilted Bag by a single vote to win.
ABOUT THE HANDBAGO AWARDS
Founded in 2009, the Handbago Awards were created to highlight excellence in designer handbags. This year, voting was open to the general public and Handbago received over 50,000 votes from fans through the 2010 Handbago Awards page, the Handbag Blog or through social media.
Handbago is an online marketplace that allows designers to showcase and sell their products directly to customers. The Handbago blog provides coverage on the latest handbag trends, fashion, events and sales. Handbago also offers a dedicated handbag contests section allowing visitors to win free handbags.